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    U.S. extended sanctions against Russian companies enter into force
    Dec28

    U.S. extended sanctions against Russian companies enter into force

    Embassy of Ukraine in the USA has reported that the decision on the introduction of the U.S. additional sanctions against Russian companies entered into force. ”The United States continues to build up pressure on Russia with new sanctions for its violation of international law and fueling the conflict in eastern Ukraine. 15 Russian arms sector...

    ”Silence mode” in Donbas not working: Russian militants fire on Ukraine positions in all directions
    Dec27

    ”Silence mode” in Donbas not working: Russian militants fire on Ukraine positions in all directions

    Russian-backed militants continue to violate ceasefire in the ATO zone, press secretary of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for ATO Oleksandr Motuzyanyk has told a Kyiv briefing Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”The past 24 hours proved that the enemy does not comply with the agreements reached previously on...

    4 former Soviet states almost ready to recognize Crimea Russian territory – Head of the Crimean Tatars Mejlis
    Dec27

    4 former Soviet states almost ready to recognize Crimea Russian territory – Head of the Crimean Tatars Mejlis

    Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov has said that four states of the former Soviet Union are almost ready to recognize that Crimea is not the Ukrainian territory anymore, 112.ua reports. ”It is painful to me that four states of the former Soviet Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan), these four...

    Stratfor released forecast of Ukraine-Russia relations in 2017
    Dec27

    Stratfor released forecast of Ukraine-Russia relations in 2017

    Moscow will continue to influence the processes in the European Union and the United States in order to undermine Western unity by cyberattacks, propaganda campaigns, and political manipulation. Moreover, Moscow will step up these efforts in 2017 to achieve its objectives, which include the lifting of sanctions by the EU and the U.S., which means...

    FSB general dealing with classified documents at Rosneft found dead in car in Moscow
    Dec27

    FSB general dealing with classified documents at Rosneft found dead in car in Moscow

    Russian FSB General Oleg Yerovinkin, 61, who headed a department at Russia`s oil giant Rosneft and was ex-head of the Office of Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, was found dead in a car in the center of Moscow on Monday morning, according to Life.ru. The death of Rosneft`s manager was confirmed by a spokesman for the company in an interview with Russian...

    Talks between Savchenko and self-proclaimed republics out of law – Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister
    Dec27

    Talks between Savchenko and self-proclaimed republics out of law – Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister

    Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister Natalia Sevostyanova has commented on a meeting between Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko and militant leaders of the self-proclaimed republics in Donbas, saying that unauthorized individuals` participation in such talks is not legal, according to Channel 112 Ukraine. ”In my opinion it is...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers, who earlier reported missing, captured by Russian militants, taken to occupied Luhansk
    Dec27

    Two Ukrainian soldiers, who earlier reported missing, captured by Russian militants, taken to occupied Luhansk

    Two Ukrainian troops who earlier went missing in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation are confirmed to have been captured by militants in Luhansk region, the ATO HQ has told TSN news service. ”At about 16:00 on December 26, 2016, two soldiers from a military unit deployed in Luhansk region took the wrong turn near the Zolote checkpoint while...

    NATO ex-General Richard Shirreff describes likely scenario of WWIII: Russia seizes part of Ukraine, Baltic States within few hours
    Dec27

    NATO ex-General Richard Shirreff describes likely scenario of WWIII: Russia seizes part of Ukraine, Baltic States within few hours

    Former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) Gen. Sir Richard Shirreff has published the book titled ”2017: War with Russia: An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command”, where he assumes that Russia is capable of capturing part of Ukraine and the Baltic states in a matter of days, according to VOA. NATO and Russia are close to...

    Journalist on two female hostages released by Russian militants: ”One of them fell in love with DPR terrorist”
    Dec27

    Journalist on two female hostages released by Russian militants: ”One of them fell in love with DPR terrorist”

    As the terrorist-affiliated websites reported earlier today on the handover to the Ukrainian side of two female, a Ukrainian journalist Yuriy Butusov commented on this episode. ”Who are these `prisoners`? Maybe they are some SBU agents or AFU snipers? Maybe they had been captured on the battlefield?” he wrote on Facebook. As it turned out, one of...

    Trump to be offered compromise with Putin on Crimea
    Dec27

    Trump to be offered compromise with Putin on Crimea

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been working on Donald Trump`s plan to normalize relations with the Russian Federation, Germany`s Bild reports. Kissinger should become a mediator between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, according to Bild`s article as the publication refers to the information of the EU intelligence. ”Russia...

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